‘Increasing pressure on list prices.’ 3 top economists and real estate professionals on the real estate markets where house prices will fall the most this year

Some markets may be more vulnerable to home price cuts than others, pros say. Getty Images Buyers in some markets are already getting – or could soon get – some relief in the form of lower home prices, pros say. Already in the last 4-8 weeks, experts have noticed downward price pressure in previously robust … Read more

‘Increasing pressure on list prices.’ 3 top economists and real estate professionals on the real estate markets where house prices will fall the most this year

Some markets may be more vulnerable to home price cuts than others, pros say. Getty Images Buyers in some markets are already getting – or could soon get – some relief in the form of lower home prices, pros say. Already in the last 4-8 weeks, experts have noticed downward price pressure in previously robust … Read more

Virtual property closures are becoming mainstream, but some states are holding out

Property closures can now happen remotely in most states, a shift that has accelerated as much of life has shifted online during the pandemic. The mortgage lenders are also urging the other states to join in, even if the legislature has reservations. According to the National Notary Association, 43 states now have laws allowing online … Read more

Retail investors are buying up retail properties as larger players remain cautious

Private investors are buying malls and other stationary real estate, a positive sign for the struggling retail real estate sector, which is emerging stronger than expected from the Covid-19 pandemic. While many real estate funds and other big players remain cautious, retail property sales to family offices, high net worth individuals and small private investment … Read more